No evidence of children infecting teachers with coronavirus, study finds

A possible date for UK schools opening is June 1st. There is, however, a general uneasiness among parents, teachers and trade unions. Commentators argue the main stumbling block is not knowing if children infect teachers. In this atmosphere of controversy I thought you might be interested in a study from New South Wales, Australia. The… Read More »

What are topical antibiotics

Antimicrobial stewardship using pharmacy data for the nurse-led school-based clinics in Counties Manukau District Health Board for management of group A streptococcal pharyngitis and skin infection. This can cause trouble breathing or swallowing. Mild to moderate acne can be treated with topical antibiotics like clindamycin, erythromycin, and tetracycline in addition to benzoyl peroxide. Fungus —A… Read More »

New study shows that one third of Irish people exercise every day

Independent research experts iReach have released findings from a survey they carried out prior to the COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland. The survey, which was carried out on behalf of leading protection specialist Royal London, asked over 1,000 adults nationwide if they exercised regularly and if so, how often. 33% of respondents said they did in… Read More »

Big Pharmacy Chains Also Fed the Opioid Epidemic, Court Filing Says

Through years of lawsuits and rising public anger over the opioid epidemic, the big American pharmacy retailers have largely eluded scrutiny. But a new court filing Wednesday morning asserts that pharmacies including CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Giant Eagle as well as those operated by Walmart were as complicit in perpetuating the crisis as the… Read More »

Dr. Scott Gottlieb warns that widespread vaccinations for coronavirus by year-end look unlikely

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Wednesday that it is unlikely there will be widespread deployment of a coronavirus vaccine this year.  “I think we’ll have to have one more cycle of this virus in the fall, heading into the winter, before we get to a vaccine,” Gottlieb said on “Squawk Box.” “I really think a vaccine is… Read More »